The Lawrence County Industrial Development Council and the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce have joined together to create the Lawrence County Local Loyalty Bucks program. The new program is designed to stimulate Lawrence County’s economy through promoting supporting local businesses. Individuals can purchase Local Loyalty Bucks at the LCIDC, 600 Cherry Lane, or LCCC offices,…
Several Lawrence County businesses are already on board for a new program targeted toward high school juniors and seniors that is scheduled to launch in Fall 2015.
Courtney Yost, the executive director of the Lawrence County Industrial Development Council, is spearheading a fundraising initiative to bring a program called Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities (CEO) to Lawrence County.
Courtney Yost recently received an award while attending the Midwest Community Development Institute conference in Moline and acting as a representative for Lawrence County. Yost was awarded the title of Class Champion-Year 1.